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catholic officials in the u.s. scrambling with reaction. >> the intense of our holy father pope benedict xiv to resign effective the end of this month, the 28th of february, it capes as an enormous surprise. >> i would say it would be best today to concentrate on really what is a prayerful decision that a hole father makes, obviously a surprise to me. >> i suppose maybe ten years ago there would an irony of finding out about it from an e-mail, but this is so very much the way life is today. >> and the pope is on twitter. anne thompson is live outside new york's st. patrick's cathedral. anne thompson is on twitter. you were talking about the fact that benedict and john paul have established the cardinals who will be electing who comes next. what does it mean for u.s. catholics, ann? >> i think the first thing is u.s. catholics are just trying to process this information. i was on the "today" set this morning when cardinal dolan came in to talk to matt and savannah, and he was as shocked as anyone. i asked him, what do you think this means? he said remember who pope benedict xiv is. he is,
a terrorist than to detain him. >> as president obama's choice to head the cia was grilled by congress, the u.s. military is rebooting its leadership of our lod longest war. today, general john allen, the top u.s. and nato commander in afghanistan passed the torch to general joseph dumbford. the change of command happens as many question how the united states conducts its national security policy. i want to bring in retired army general barry mccaffrey. good to see you. >> good to be here. >> we should note the general is also the former assistant to the chairman of the joint chiefs as well. for many, the public hearings raised the issue of targeted killings. what effect, if any, will all the talk and scrutiny have on u.s. policy on the ground? >> well, i think it's a legitimate and helpful debate. you do want oversight by congress, you do want there to be known rules. you want to take into account international laws of war. however, we've killed almost 3,000 extremists, terrorist threats to the american people with these drones. these are not law enforcement operations. they are military and c
in iraq but was hailed as perhaps the deadliest sniper in u.s. military history, was shot and killed on saturday by a troubled fellow soldier, a man he was trying to help. nbc news chief pentagon correspondent jim miklaszewski joins us with the latest on this. what are police and witnesses saying happened here and where things went so wrong for chris kyle? >> well, police in texas have one suspect in custody. eddie ray routh, a marine corps reservist, 25 years old, who apparently, according to reports, was suffering from ptsd. now, chris kyle and other veterans there in texas would often try to independently help those with ptsd by taking them to shooting ranges to sort of blow off steam. now, according to officials in texas, this was the first time that kyle and his friend had met eddie ray routh at this shooting range about 50 miles outside ft. worth on saturday, when suddenly and allegedly, routh opened fire with a hand gun at point-blank range allegedly again killing both kyle and the other former service member. now, routh is in jail, he's expected to be charged with two counts
the government accountability office identified one of the highest risks challenging the u.s. government, climate change, it was the first time climate change made the list. back for more. the brain trust. question for all and amy i will start with you this time. where does this rank on the president's list? seriously, we think in terms of getting something accomplished in the next term and what can he do it about? those are the two questions. we will start with you. >> in the state of the union, he said that he would try to pass executive orders to tackle climate change. i don't think than legislatively, he will make a lot of progress on that, but we may see our former communitier organizer being the imperial president when it comes to climate change. >> sometimes you start by making sense and say something that is sensible and then you -- >> you cannot handle the truth. >> it's not fair to say that the president is an imperialist. >> i think what she means is that -- if he makes any serious moves on climate change, it will be through executive orders. >> which are not supposed to be used to pas
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